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Architects & Historical Figures

08 June 2009

Tanner, Henry (1849-1935)

Sir Henry Tanner was born in 1849 and was trained in the office of Anthony Salvin. He worked in H M Office of Works, London as assistant surveyor from 1871 to 1876, moving...

16 June 2009

The Life of Alexander Thomson (1817-75)

Thomas Gildard was an architect, an Honorary Member of the Glasgow Architectural Association, and one of the Vice-Presidents of the Architectural Section of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow. This paper was read before...

30 June 2009

Theophil von Hansen (1813-91)

Baron Theophil Edvard von Hansen (original Danish name: Theophilus Hansen) was a Danish architect who later became an Austrian citizen. He became particularly well-known for his buildings and structures in Vienna, and is...

30 September 2009

Thomas Ambler (1838-1920)

Thomas Ambler (1838 – 1920) was an English architect, living and working in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Among his surviving works are Grade II listed buildings on the south side of Boar Lane,...

06 June 2009

Thomas Burgh (1670-1730)

The son of a Bishop, Thomas Burgh (1670-1730) joined the army like many from a landed background. His first recorded building is the enormous Royal Barracks now Collins Barracks begun in 1701. This...

06 June 2009

Thomas Cooley (1740-1784)

Cooley settled in Dublin after winning first prize in a competition organised by the city to build a Royal Exchange. This was built and later became City Hall. It is believed that he...

07 June 2009

Thomas Edward Collcutt (1840-1924)

Thomas Edward Collcutt was born in Oxford on 16 March 1840. He was educated at the Oxford Diocesan School at Cowley and at Mill Hill. In 1856 Collcutt was articled to Richard Armstrong,...

05 June 2009

Thomas Fuller (1823-1893)

Thomas Fuller was born in Bath, England where he trained as an architect. Living in Bath and London he did a number of projects. In 1845 he left for Antigua, where he spent...

08 June 2009

Thomas Geoffry Lucas (1872-1947)

Generally known as Geoffry Lucas, but often found incorrectly spelt as Geoffrey Lucas, was a 20th century English architect. He is perhaps best known for his work in connection with the garden city...